RHODE ISLAND: April 11, 2012 - A fleet of 13 accessible taxis have been introduced thanks to a partnership involving the Federal Transit Administration's New Freedom Program, the State of Rhode Island, local taxi companies, and the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA). The taxis are dodge min-van conversions capable of accommodating passengers in wheelchairs or scooters. Riders can use the service at the same rates as any other customer. The RI Taxi program will be available in 17 communities across Rhode Island. For more information see: Wheelchair Accessible Taxicabs Coming to Rhode Island.
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